Historic Markers Across Alabama

Johnson and Allen Mortuary

Marker ID: AAHT 25
Location: 600 Chestnut St, Mobile, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 41.782    W 088° 3.109
  30.69636666    -88.05181666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Johnson and Allen Mortuary

The funeral home was purchased in 1906 by Clarence Allen and Edgar Harney. They buried people of all races. Harney died in 1911, and A.N. Johnson became a partner. Johnson and Allen is the oldest African-American funeral home in Alabama that has been continuously operated by the same family- the descendants of Clarence Allen

the African-American Heritage Trail of Mobile

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